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hemorrhoidsplural noun

 us   /ˈhem·əˌrɔɪdz/
swollen veins (= tubes carrying blood) at or near the anus (= the hole where solid waste is excreted), a condition that can be painful
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hemorrhoidsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈhem.ər.ɔɪdz/  us   /ˈhem.ɚ.ɔɪdz/
US spelling of haemorrhoids
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Translations of “hemorrhoids”
in Chinese (Simplified) 痔疮…
in Turkish basur, hemeroid…
in Russian геморрой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 痔瘡…
in Polish hemoroidy…
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